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A student's guide to high-performance research

Consider This!

Google, and other web sites and search tools, now personalize search results and advertisements based on individual characteristics, like age, location, and gender. Online political organizer Eli Pariser claims that these steps to personalize the Internet actually come with a high price and threaten our access to a broader range of information.  Watch this video of his presentation at TEDX and consider his argument.

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Explore Your Topic

Need some help exploring search terms for your topic?  Try one of these tools to generate or identify potential keywords:

Core Concepts

Whether you're searching Summon, Google, or a database, several general core research concepts apply.  Check the help pages of any tool for more specific guidelines.


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